The U.S. Navy has released video demonstrating their new Laser Weapon System (LaWS), showing a destroyer-mounted laser shooting down a drone.
The laser is being called a "game changer," and the Navy believes it will work especially well against small boats and aerial targets.
Another great benefit, according to reports - it will only cost about $1 to fire the laser, much cheaper than conventional missiles.
The system is expected to be headed for the Persian Gulf next year on the USS Ponce.
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